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Read the Open Letter from the Mormon Candidate for President

Read the Open Letter from the Mormon Candidate for President of the United States

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were fascinated by today’s news that Evan McMullin, a former CIA operative, House GOP Policy Director, business professional, and active member of the Church announced his decision to run as an independent candidate for President of the United States. In an open letter on his official website, McMullin spoke honestly …

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LDS Olympians Share Behind-the Scenes Look at Rio Olympics

LDS Olympians Share Behind-the Scenes Look at Rio Olympics

The 2016 Summer Olympics are underway in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and multiple members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are participating in behalf of multiple countries. We’ve gathered some of their best posts from social media to get you some fun insights into the games.   One of the special moments from last night! Team USA …

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Temple News & Updates – Week of July 31

Here at LDSDaily.com, we know that members of the church sure love temples. However, I would only hear about the status of a temple when it was announced,  during the groundbreaking ceremony, the open house, the placement of the Angel Moroni, and the dedication. However, there is so much more going on with these sacred buildings that we just never hear about. So, we …

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Porn Magazine Drops Mormon-Themed Issue on the Doorsteps of Church Leaders

Porn Magazine Drops Mormon-Themed Issue on the Doorsteps of Church Leaders

“The Mormon war on porn is coming for you.” This subtitle is the least obscene part of the latest issue of Penthouse, a porn magazine angry at the state of Utah for their public declaration that pornography is a public health crisis and their belief that the Church is influencing legislation. The magazine specifically calls out Utah Governor Gary Herbert, …

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Gary Johnson Publishes Open Letter to Mormons, Utah About Religious Freedom

Gary Johnson Publishes Open Letter to Mormons, Utah About Religious Freedom

Gary Johnson, presidential candidate hopeful from the Libertarian Party, upset Mormons after he made comments to a reporter about religious freedom being a “black hole” that could lead to discrimination. Johnson also made a reference to Mormonism, stating, “Back to Mormonism. Why shouldn’t somebody be able to shoot somebody else because their freedom of religion says that God has spoken …

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Temple News & Updates – Week of July 24

Here at LDSDaily.com, we know that members of the church sure love temples. However, I would only hear about the status of a temple when it was announced,  during the groundbreaking ceremony, the open house, the placement of the Angel Moroni, and the dedication. However, there is so much more going on with these sacred buildings that we just never hear about. So, we …

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Planned Parenthood Removes CTR Contraceptives After Criticism

Planned Parenthood Removes CTR Contraceptives After Criticism

This week, Planned Parenthood Action Council of Utah (PPAU) made headlines when they posted a picture of CTR-themed condoms on their Facebook page. They were designed specifically for an upcoming symposium in Salt Lake City. After backlash and the possible legal action of using a trademarked symbol, PPAU has removed the image and decided not to hand out the contraceptives. …

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President Uchtdorf Visits Refugee Sites in Greece, Encourages Compassion

President Uchtdorf Visits Refugee Sites in Greece, Encourages Compassion

“Last week I had the opportunity to visit several refugee sites in Greece. These sites are filled with fellow children of God who are in need of our help. As I visited with the people there, I was reminded of my own childhood experience,” wrote President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, Second Counselor in the First Presidency for The Church of Jesus …

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